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“Best Puerto Rican food in old San Juan”
Review of El Jibarito

El Jibarito
Ranked #40 of 1,034 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Caribbean, Puerto Rican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best Puerto Rican food in old San Juan”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

After a few attempts to find a good Puerto Rican food I have to say this is you best bet, great value, good service, it looks like its the place were locals eat, and tourist in the know, we were surrounded by locals eating there,even a nun in the next table! Much better value than other places we tried,much better food, try the chillo, (whole fried red snapper)

Visited June 2013
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Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Super duper delicious!”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

Had to visit this place after seeing it on food network channel..the servers,atmosphere and food amazing. Talk about robust flavors from the island its fantastic. Definitely will return and recommend this quaint comfy place.

  • Visited June 2013
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Glendale, NY
Level 6 Contributor
122 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Eat like a local”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

The locals know where to eat! Home style,delicious Puerto Rican food with friendly service. Great homemade sangria. Worth the trip in Old San Juan to find this place.

  • Visited June 2013
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Savannah, Georgia
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“FANTASTIC”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

a little off beaten path, neighborhood restaurant. Food was great. Tri-fongo was tremendous. Service was excellent. We have talked often about this restaurant experience and how great it was.

Visited July 2012
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miami
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Awesome restaurant”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

This place have the most tasty food in San Juan P.R. Service was fast, the waiter was very nice and corteous, she even bring first, rice and beans for my 20 months daughter who was hungry. No doubt ...best authentic puertorican food in old San Juan

  • Visited June 2013
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